Tag Archives: VX nerve agent

February 24

Authorities to sweep KLIA2 for ‘radioactive’ material, IGP says

Malaysian authorities will sweep the international airport and other locations for radioactive material, the police chief said today, following the murder of Kim Jong-nam in which VX nerve agent, a highly toxic chemical, was used. “(We are looking to) sweep all locations that we knew the suspects went to. We will get the experts from […]

February 24

Weapon of mass destruction substance found on Jong Nam’s body, says IGP

Tests using dry swabs on the eye and face show the presence of the dangerous VX nerve agent. Preliminary tests by the Chemistry Department on the body of Kim Jong Nam have found traces of VX nerve agent, a chemical substance classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations, police said today. […]